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. tahman bradley live in washington. >>> and rivers are rising across northern california this morning after three powerful storms blow through in less than a week. the latest round of flooding rain drenched the area yesterday, knocking down giant trees and leaving nearly 100,000 people without power. high winds overturned tractor trailers. abc's cecilia vega shows us what it looked like in california wine country. >> reporter: this is a storm that slammed the west coast from washington all the way down to the san francisco bay area. and this, take a look at it, one of the hardest hit regions, vineyards all over napa valley under water right now. >> a much dryer day is on tap across northern california, but just after midnight, get this, a fourth storm moving in with even more heavy rain. >> no rest for the weary there. >>> also, a major storm overseas is causing a mess of epic proportions on some roads in russia. early season snow all but shut down one of the main routes between moscow and st. petersburg over the weekend. some eyewitnesses said the traffic jam stretched nearly 125 mil
-la! >>> the southern california mountains are buried under a fresh coat of snow this morning. and it's still coming down. tire chains were mandatory for drivers heading into mountain passes and resorts. even with the chains, they say the roads will -- were still treacherous. >>> now, for a look at morning road conditions. slick at times from southern california to seattle. rain drenches roads from vegas, to albuquerque. wet highways from texas to kansas. >> if you're flying today, airport delays are possible in l.a., vegas, phoenix and dallas. >>> tragic story, now. a young man trying to take a picture of the chicago skyline plunged 22 feet down a smokestack. he and his girlfriend had climbed to the roof of the historic intercontinental hotel, more than 40 stories up. and when he went up a ladder to the top of that smokestack and lost his footing. >> he spoke to firefighters and talked to his girlfriend on his cell phone. but then, lost consciousness. >> the best way to get him out was go about two floors below. and we had to cut the ductwork for the chimney, which was made out of steel. we eventua
, sitting in for paula faris today. >> right now, northern california is getting chance to dry out after blast of severe weather. >> last-minute shoppers in most of the country will have tranquil weather today with a notable exception. we begin with john schriffen. >> reporter: it's the christmas trip turned travel nightmare for drivers on the east and west coast. in northern california, with more snow expected to blanket the mountains, cars are having trouble staying on the roads. >> the roads are pretty bad. there's a lot of spinouts further east. there's definitely going to be chain control for the nest two days at least going into christmas. >> reporter: with warmer temperatures in the bay area, the pounding rain has been the big hazard. near san jose, this bad accident happened, after one driver going too fast skidded across five lanes crashing into the other. no one was hurt. >> people are still driving fast. you have to watch out for them and try to slow down a little bit and anticipate the worst of what other people may do when they hit puddles or something. >> reporter: in syrac
. >>> and another nasty storm is drenching the west coast, from northern california, into portland and seattle. this is the fourth big rainmaker to hit that area in a week. and this time, it could dump up to five inches of rain and cause even more flooding and destruction. abc's brandi hitt has the latest. >> reporter: after several days of drenching rain, downed trees, flooding and rockslides, families throughout the west are finally getting a break in the severe weather to clean up. three storms have slammed through the region in less than a week, dumping up to a foot of rain in some areas. washing out entire roads. and even creating this 20-foot sinkhole in lafayette, california. the other big danger, large trees continue to fall from the saturated ground. this one nearly crushed a man. how close did it come to you? >> within feet of my trucks. >> reporter: slick roads have led to several major crashes. >> there's been a couple of big accidents. >> reporter: this big rig jackknifed, shutting down a major l.a. intersection monday. and the soaking isn't over yet. >> in that momentary dry patc
that battered the west this week. southern california ski resorts are happy and covered in fresh powder. up to two feet of snow fell in parts of the pacific northwest. >>> more than a dozen states are bracing for today's storm, with winter weather warnings from nevada to michigan. places like omaha, des moines and goodland, kansas, are expected to get the worth of it. 6 to 12 inches accompanied by fierce winds. the wild weather is blowing in from st. louis to baton rouge, bringing thunderstorms and possible tornadoes. >> winter doesn't even officially start until what? friday. >> december 21st. >>> coming up next, mark zuckerberg's latest generous gesture, extremely generous is probably more accurate. >>> then, one of the most popular social media sites does a complete reversal after a user revolt. >>> and delivery day of a new escalator, high atop the new world trade center. i'm only in my 60's... i've got a nice long life ahead. big plans. so when i found out medicare doesn't pay all my medical expenses, i got a medicare supplement insurance plan. [ male announcer ] if you're eligible for
with rain in southern california. but the heavy snow, bringing up to ten inches to salt lake city. winter storm watches from denver to green bay. rain tapering off from d.c. to new york. and snowshowers in northern new england. >> mostly 40s in the northeast and midwest. 70s from dallas to new orleans. just 20s in salt lake city and in fargo. >>> and still to come, some changes for a popular facebook app that are causing concern. >>> also, want to tell you how you or your child could end up in an advertisement without even giving your permission. >>> also ahead, a little girl who cooked up some big progress. while her quest to help her little brother sparked a new i'm only in my 60's... i've got a nice long life ahead. big plans. so when i found out medicare doesn't pay all my medical expenses, i got a medicare supplement insurance plan. [ male announcer ] if you're eligible for medicare, you may know it only covers about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. call and find out about an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance com
snowstorm. >> we just moved to the area a few months ago from southern california. so, it's a bit of a shock. >> reporter: this morning, most of minnesota is buried in white, after the state got its monthly snowfall total in one day. in minneapolis/st. paul cars were a heavy casualty. some were buried. others like these found along emergency routes were towed. >> we were going to move our car in the morning. and it was gone. >> reporter: the snow made driving conditions miserable. state police reported hundreds of car crashes. across wisconsin, plows were out in heavy force. but the season's first snowfall was a welcome sight. >> it's definitely got everybody excited. >> reporter: winter was mild last year in parts of the midwest. so, businesses like towing companies and hardware stores gladly went to work. >> nice to see some snow. nice to see winter here. gets business back. >> reporter: across the south, a different weather threat. severe storms spawned tornadoes. officials confirmed one in southern louisiana. in the town of baker, strong winds tore the roof off a car wash, littering stre
as california. analysts do not believe north korea currently has the technology to be a credible threat to the u.s. but today's launch is a step forward if north korea and its new leader. gloria riviera, abc news, seoul. >>> the u.s. is making a major diplomatic move, by officially recognizing syria's main opposition group as the new legitimate representative of the syrian people. president obama announced the move yesterday. it was part of an exclusive interview with abc's barbara walters. he also recognized that a small amount of the opposition has ties to al qaeda. the u.s. has declared them a terrorist organization. trying to prevent an extremist future for that war-torn country. >>> the president and house speaker john boehner taking small steps to avoid the fiscal cliff. they spoke by phone again last night. but still doesn't appear to be any closer to a deal. >>> the governor of michigan has signed that controversial, new law which limits the influence of organized labor in the state. hundreds of union workers had protested the legislation ahead of the governor's action. michigan joins 23
. showers make for a slick ride in southern california, phoenix and las vegas. snow-covered mountain passes around l.a., the sierra nevada, wyoming and utah. and a wet commute for the carolina coast and south florida. >> and it looks like a pretty good day in you're flying out there. weather-related airport delays are only expected in the city of angels. >>> and now, to that complicated plot to kill superstar justin bieber. it stretches from the southwest to new england and to here in new york. >> this is strange. bieber is okay. and the men involved in the conspiracy are now all in custody. the details of the plot to kill justin bieber are as gruesome as they are bizarre. it all starts with dana martin, who is in prison for rape and murder in new mexico. the 45-year-old had an image of bieber tattooed on his leg. after several letters to the pop star went unanswered, an affidavit says martin recruited another inmate to kill bieber after his release. >> this wasn't just one person acting alone. it wasn't two people plotting together. this was a group that was orchestrated by someone who is
for drivers in the pacific northwest and northern california. the commute will be treacherous across the midwest, even as the snow moves out. wet and windy highways from boston to d.c. snowy roads from northern new england to the ohio valley and appalachians. >> if you're flying today, airport delays are possible in chicago, detroit, d.c., philly, new york, boston and san francisco. >> there are airport delays everywhere. say that. >>> now, to the breaking news overnight from chicago. one of those bank robbers who made an amazing escape from jail has been recaptured. >> here we go. joseph banks, along with kenneth conley, managed to squeeze out through a tiny, tiny space and scale down 20 stories, using bedsheets. the escape went unnoticed for hours, with surveillance video from a nearby street showing the two no longer wearing those orange jail-issued jumpsuits. hopped into a cab. banks was found still in the chicago area. we'll have more on "good morning america." >>> bernard madoff's younger brother, peter, has been sentenced to ten years for his involvement in the million billion
. rain and light snow from seattle to portland. windy with rain in southern california. but the heavy snow, bringing up to ten inches to salt lake city. winter storm watches from denver to green bay. rain tapering off from d.c to new york. and snowshowers in northern new england. >> mostly 40s in the northeast and midwest. 70s from dallas to new orleans. just 20s in salt lake city and in fargo. >>> and still to come, some changes for a popular facebook app that are causing concern. >>> also, want to tell you how you or your child could end up in an advertisement without even giving your permission. >>> also ahead, a little girl who cooked up some big progress. while her quest to help her little brother sparked a new look for an iconic toy >>> and welcome back, everybody. drivers are finding a little christmas present at the gas station. prices are down 9 cents a gallon, just in the past week. the national average for a gallon of self-serve regular is about $3.25 a gallon. that's the lowest price in a year. and the first time this year the prices are below $4 a gallon in all 50 states.
and west coast. in northern california, with more snow expected to blanket the mountains, cars are having trouble staying on the roads. >> there's a lot of spinouts. the roads are pretty bad. there's definitely going to be chain control for the nest two days at least going into christmas. >> reporter: with warmer temperatures in the bay area, the pounding rain is the hazard. this accident happened after one driver going foo fast skidded across five lanes crashing into the other. no one was hurt. >> people are still driving fast. you have to watch out for them and try to slow down a little bit and anticipate the worst of what over people may do when they hit puddles or something. >> reporter: in syracuse, new york, plows are working overtime. this car stuck with no place to go. >> the weather was bad. the winds were bad. blowing the cars around. you could see the semis were swerving. >> reporter: it's the city's first snowstorm of the season. many are bracing for more to come. john schriffen, abc news, new york. >> all right, thanks, john. >>> one area of severe weather to keep an eye on.
, california. she performed in the regional style called bonda. she spoke to audiences as a reality tv show star on her cable show, "i love jenny." she just signed with abc to host her own show. >>> a powerful storm that dumped more than a foot of snow from the dakotas so wisconsin has finally tapered off this morning. >> icy roads and whiteout conditions are being blamed for hundreds of accidents. the snow came down an inch an hour in some cities. birt cold has settled in. wind chills around 20 below zero. minneapolis got a report ten inches. that didn't stop the party for the bears-vikings game. some fans drove into the storm all the way from chicago. too bad their team lost. >> day look like they had fun, though. >>> time now for the weather from across the nation. snow in the northern rockies. rain and snow in norng new england. heavy rain around boston, new york, philly, and d.c. thunderstorms from cincinnati to the gulf coast. >> 60s from new orleans to the northeast. 12 in the twin cities. mostly 40s in the rockies. >>> coming up, we'll hear from the deejays who posed as british roya
tapering off in the west. but not before a few more hours of drenching rain in northern california. the worst is over for the pacific northwest after the fourth storm in a week brought up to a half-foot of rain and some gusty winds. in oregon, more people lost electricity when falling trees crashed down on power lines. hopefully things will stay calm there. they've paid their dues the last week or so. >>> time, now, for a look at weather across the country on this wednesday. those storms bring showers, though, to portland, seattle, salt lake city and helena. up to a foot of snow in the northern rockies, cascades and sierra nevada. a big cooldown in the midwest. scattered showers and thunderstorms in the carolinas, atlanta and new orleans. >> 50s in the northeast. mostly 40s in the midwest. denver hovering near 70, 25 degrees above normal. just shy of 80 in phoenix. >>> when we come back this morning, home sweet home prices. the housing market is really on a roll. >>> and then, something fishy. a taste test of some genetically-modified salmon. it could be headed to your dinner plate
in the snow on california's sierra nevada mountains. >> paula lane and her boyfriend were missing nearly a week after their car was stuck in a snowstorm. clifton froze to death trying to find help. lane was found wednesday in a hollowed-out tree, suffering from frostbite. news she was still alive stunned rescuers, doctors and her own family. >> to say, i found her, i found her. i can't even explain it. >> lane ate snow and tomatoes she had with her to stay alive. she will be hospitalized for a few more days. >>> a minneapolis hospital is apologizing for a maternity ward mixup that horrified two new moms. a baby boy was mistakenly taken to the wrong mother and breast fed by that mom. northwestern hospital acknowledged the error after the woman noticed the i.d. badge did not match up. and realized the newborn was not hers. >> how could this happen? what do you mean you went to somebody else's room? what do you mean, somebody else breast fed my son? what? >> the hospital has launched an official investigation now. meanwhile, both moms and the baby are undergoing tests to make sure nothing w
at a southern california mall ran for cover after a gunman opened fire there over the weekend. police say the shooter got off 50 shots into the air and on the ground before laying his gun down and simply giving up. investigators say he was apparently unhappy about his life and the shooting was a way of letting off some steam. thankfully, no one was seriously hurt. >>> there are reports of progress in the fiscal cliff talks. sources say house speaker john boehner is now willing to consider a tax increase for those making more than $1 million a year. in return for spending cuts and reforms. both sides are expressing optimism a deal can be made before tax rates go up and automatic spending cuts kick in two weeks from today. >>> kate middleton is clearly feeling a lot better. she made her first public appearance since being released from the hospital for the severe morning sickness. >> the royal mother to be was a presenter last night at the bbc sports personality of the year awards. after more than a week at rest, she looked energetic, healthy, and strong. >>> when we come back, our top stor
in minneapolis and milwaukee. rain and mountain snow in the pacific northwest. >>> and finally, when a california man launched a message in a bottle, he had no idea it would soon have some far-reaching results. >> our station kgo reports on what happened next. >> here is a coat to keep you warmer. >> reporter: dan jones is spending the day after christmas continuing to give. a brand-new coat and a warm lunch to a homeless man. we will call him jed. >> i really appreciate this. i really do. it's a god send. >> reporter: it came from one little idea dan had on december 2nd. he wanted to give someone and their family a christmas gift. free tickets to the oakland zoo. he put a message in a bottle, with a note to whoever found it to text him. >> i put it in the creek. >> reporter: the bottle traveled a few miles. eventually landing in this creek behind sports authority on concord avenue. jay was back here looking for recycling bottles to trade for money. he said he never found such a valuable bottle. >> it has a note in it. and it says -- >> reporter: you still have it? >> i carry it. i asked instead
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